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Belgium / 30-10-2014

Bar antisemitic Muslim clergyman from Belgium, watchdog urges

A Belgian watchdog on antisemitism asked the government to block a Kuwaiti preacher who called for Jews to be eradicated from attending an Islamic conference in Brussels.  Tarek al-Swaidan, a leader of Kuwait’s ...

Norway / 29-10-2014

Local politician says gas chambers were made up

Kraainem - Thierry Van de Plas, a councillor in Kraainem for the Christian democratic CDH party, was removed from his party and all his official positions after it was revealed that he ...

24-10-2014

After Twitter ruling, tech firms increasingly toe Europe’s line on hate speech

A little over a year after a French court forced Twitter to remove some antisemitic content, experts say the ruling has had a ripple effect, leading other Internet companies to act more ...

Ukraine / 22-10-2014

Emergency hotline opened for Ukrainian Jews

A new hotline has been established to help Ukraine's Jewish Community, the United Jewish Community of Ukraine organization announced Sunday, in light of the ongoing unrest in the east of the country.   The ...

United States / 20-10-2014

Man suspected of attacking Jewish man at Barclays arrested

The man suspected of attacking a Jewish man in Brooklyn has been arrested.  Police in St. Louis, Missouri picked up 25-year-old Shawn Schraeder on Thursday. He is now back in Brooklyn awaiting arraignment.  Schraeder is accused ...

Hungary / 14-10-2014

Football coach suspended for a year for racism

Szigetszentmiklós – Vago Attila, the coach of the team that plays in the women’s league has received a harsh punishment from Hungary’s football association.  The women’s league coach was suspended for 12 months starting ...

Britain / 14-10-2014

Man charged over antisemitic tweet to Luciana Berger MP

A man has been charged over an antisemitic tweet targeting the Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger.    Garron Helm, 21, of Thomson Road, Litherland has been charged with sending an offensive/indecent/obscene message, Merseyside Police ...

United States / 14-10-2014

Academics sign petition opposing Israel boycott

More than 1,350 academics from universities and colleges from around the world have signed a petition opposing faculty or student boycotts of Israel.  The online petition of the Faculty for Academic Freedom was ...

United States / 12-10-2014

Two Penn State students get probation for antisemitic graffiti near Jewish frat

Two Penn State students have been ordered to spend two years on probation after pleading guilty to spray-painting swastikas and other symbols near a Jewish fraternity last year.  Prosecutors in Centre County said ...

Argentina / 09-10-2014

Police thwart attack on Jewish site in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Argentine police arrested a man suspected of planning to attack a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.  Argentina’s national security secretary, Sergio Berni, said Wednesday that police received an alert a week ...

United States / 07-10-2014

Coffee Shop owner apologizes for anti-semitic comments on social media, takes down posts

Brooklyn, NY - The owner of a coffee shop has apologized for an Instagram post where he called Jews “greedy infiltrators” and said they “function via greed and dominance.”  Michael Avila, owner of ...

07-10-2014

UEFA punishes Partizan for antisemitic banner

Partizan Belgrade have been ordered to close part of their stadium for their next European home game following trouble at the match against Tottenham Hotspur last month, including an antisemitic banner.  The Serbian club were told ...

Britain / 05-10-2014

#keepingitkosher – A Student’s Guide to Antisemitism

as a new academic year begins, CST and the Union of Jewish Students have produced a new guide to help students identify and tackle antisemitism on campus.   #Keepingitkosher – A Student’s Guide to Antisemitism has been distributed by ...